It's May 25th, which means that GDPR goes into effect today. Aside from DomainGang being unavailable to European readers, a number of news sites such as LA Times and Chicago Tribune are blocked for those in Europe. Britain's Nominet has also taken all WHOIS offline, which means it'll be a little more difficult to track down owners of .CO.UK domains from now on. If you are putting a domain name up for sale, it will be more important than ever to clearly indicate to any visitors that the name is for sale, alongside a means of contacting you. Here are this week's Top Topics. Block-Chain.com Has Been Acquired for $1 Million This sale has not been independently verified, but there is a report on News BTC that has caught the attention of many domain investors. According to reports, Block-Chain.com has been acquired for $1 million. If true, the sale would be one of the largest crypto related sales ever. Domain investors have been reacting to this sale in this discussion. Topic by: @xseoco My First $1,000 Domain Sale For new domain investors, a $1,000 sale can be a great milestone to achieve. In this case, a domainer has shared details of their first ever four-figure sale, which was conducted via Sedo. According to the discussion, the two-word .COM domain was registered seven months ago and was the subject of a $150 opening offer, which was countered by the domainer with a $1,500 offer. Eventually, a fee of $1,000 was agreed upon. Topic by: @Sumeeth Respond Or Make Them Wait? How do you respond to an inbound inquiry? When conducting outbound sales, prompt replies are usually best but are the rules different for inbound inquiries? Should you reply promptly, or make the interested party wait? That is what is being established in this discussion with varying responses from investors. Topic by: @hwgriffi A Legal Letter Claiming Wrongful Acquitision After receiving a letter from a US attorney, this domain investor is looking for advice. According to the discussion, the attorney claims that a domain acquired by the investor was wrongfully transferred away from their client's account. As usual, many domainers have given their opinions based on their own experiences. How would you react to this letter? Topic by: @Netmunch Sedo's Self Verification Thanks to the aforementioned GDPR, many companies have had to make changes to how they operate. Domain marketplace Sedo have sent out an email to its clients with instructions on self-verification of domain names. Since so many domain investors use Sedo as a platform to sell their names, it is an important move for the industry that is being discussed in depth here. Topic by: @MapleDots Top Topics of the Week is a blog series featuring the most popular discussions and content within the domain community. Tune in weekly to see what’s trending!